The Black Calhouns

The Black Calhouns

From Civil War to Civil Rights, With One African American Family

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Gail Lumet Buckley, daughter of actress Lena Horne, delves deeply into her family history, detailing the experiences of an extraordinary African American family from Civil War to civil rights.
Publisher: New York, NY : Atlantic Monthly Press, [2016]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780802124548
0802124542
Branch Call Number: 929.20973 C12821B 2016
Characteristics: viii, 353 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, genealogical tables, portraits ; 24 cm

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Gail Lumet Calhoun, daughter of actress Lena Horne, delves deeply into her family history, detailing the experiences of an African American Family from Civil War to civil rights.

The daughter of actress Lena Horne explores the story of an extraordinary African American family evolving along with America, sharing the journey from emancipation through migration, Lena’s stardom, and the civil rights movement of the 1960s.


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